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The Fine Print: Let's talk about tees!

School T-Shirts – Cool Designs, Hot Prices

School spirit is something you can be passionate about. It’s something palatable to be felt on the playing field, in the drama club, in science class, and at student rallies. Creating school spirt is often centered on a feeling of oneness with the group. You can be physically located in a group but it’s more powerful when unity is proclaimed with a style that declares it!

College and high school t-shirt ideas aren’t always about the school mascot though. School club tees often take on the persona of the individuals that are a part of that club. Proud to be geeky slogans and clever plays on phrases are popular.

Cheap t-shirt printing is usually a must but cheap doesn’t have to mean low quality. In fact, it never should. That’s our claim to fame at In fact, we received one of best compliments recently from Chris T., “You guys are somehow the most affordable AND highest quality printer out there.”

Check out some our school t-shirt design ideas for your next rally, school promotional giveaway, senior trip or club t-shirt to get you started on your own unique design.


Make an "accessory" of this t-shirt.


Biology club never looked so good

Chess Club Tee

Here's a strategy for a great design!

Debate Team T-Shirt

It's pointless to debate about this t-shirt idea.

Just Bien Myself Spanish Club Tee

A bien class t-shirt

Math Club T-Shirt

Suddenly it's cool to be in the Math Club.

Conflict or Resolution, T-shirts for a Cause Unite

Customizing t-shirts for the purpose of unification behind a cause is nothing new.  Inciting school spirit is perhaps the original source of the crowd unifying t-shirt concept.  Recently there has been quite a push to bring awareness to the problem of school bullying that led to the inception of National Bullying Prevention and Awareness month. Farmington High School in New England challenged students to come up with positive messages to apply to bright orange t-shirts in an effort to promote a sense of community solidarity and commitment to deal with the problem.

Another active school movement is happening at DePaul University in Chicago.  Student leaders were dissatisfied with lack of progress in recognizing issues with sexual assault. The student movement called, “Consent the D” is emblazoned on t-shirts in hopes to increase awareness around the campus that sexual assault is a real problem and deserves immediate attention.

One of the biggest breaking stories concerning t-shirts for a cause involves Michigan State’s Athletic Director, Dave Brandon. Apparently since his appointment in 2010, his decisions have created discontent with hometown fans and financial supporters to the point that an anonymous donor provided 2,000 custom t-shirts bearing the words Go Team, Go Team, Go Team, #FireDaveBrandon.

Sometimes unification via a personalized t-shirt doesn’t work out though. Take the recent refusal of British Prime Minister, David Cameron to be photographed in a feminist statement t-shirt. UK Elle asked the Prime Minister to pose in a t-shirt with the words, “This is what a feminist looks like.” He declined even though other high ranking dignitaries consented to the request. Not every person feels comfortable wearing their heart on their sleeve, (or someone's message on their chest.)

Obviously, there’s nothing like a t-shirt linked to a great cause to bring a group together and create a united identity. From autism awareness, breast cancer research, to anti-bullying or even discontent inspired causes like the aforementioned movement to remove Michigan State’s Athletic Director, t-shirts continue to motivate and inspire.

Hanes products earn Box Tops for Education


Does your school participate in the Box Top for Education program? We have some fantastic news for those looking to create custom T-shirts while supporting their local schools. All Hanes products on the website are eligible for Box Top for Education redemption. There is so many options for Hanes T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies there is sure to be a product you will love! Getting you box tops is simple, just follow these easy steps:

1. Order your Hanes shirts from

2. Print the invoice that comes in your confirmation email.

3. Fill out the REDEMPTION FORM and mail or email it in along with the invoice.

4. Within 4-6 weeks, your Box Top certificate will be mailed to you. One T-Shirt= One Box Top, and 500 shirts= 500 box tops!

Receiving box tops for Hanes products is perfect if you want to create school shirts for spirit days, clubs, and even school uniforms. You get awesome custom apparel and box tops, total double dip! Your shirts need not be only for school related purposes. Be it sports teams, charity walks, family reunions, any Hanes products will do! Check out the Hanes website for program details and FAQ.